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NBC: Olympics show wide second-screen use
NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on.
Singer Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months

FILE - This Jan. 8, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown, right, arriving at the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington. After a brief postponement, singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge is scheduled to begin in Washington. Brown's trial had been set for Monday but was delayed while lawyers tried to work out whether his bodyguard will testify. It's unclear whether the trial will start Wednesday, as Brown's lawyers seem to want, or if further legal maneuvering will delay it. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case.


Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

FILE - In this March 19, 2013 file photo, Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber has apologized to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine the week of April 20, 2014, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer. The Shinto shrine in Tokyo honors 2.5 million war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. China and South Korea in particular see Yasukuni as a symbol of Japan's past militarism and see visits to it as a lack of understanding or remorse over wartime history. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)TOKYO (AP) — Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.


Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

This image provided by People magazine shows the cover of its special "World's Most Beautiful" issue, featuring Lupita Nyong'o. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/People)NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014.


5 things to know about NYC's Tavern on the Green

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2009 file photo, a waiter takes an order for a family having lunch in the Crystal Room at the at Tavern on the Green restaurant in New York, which was scheduled to serve its last meal two days later. The once grand restaurant in Central Park is reopening Thursday, April 24, 2014 after being closed since the operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Tavern on the Green, closed since the previous operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009, reopens Thursday under new management. Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Park:


Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut is closing
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing in June after 47 years and production of the Ovation line in the United States will stop, the manufacturer's parent company told the shop's 46 workers this week.
Play 'An Act of God' eyes space on Broadway

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2013 file photo show David Javerbaum accepting the award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the 66th Annual Tony Awards onstage at the 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. Producer Jeffrey Finn said on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, he hopes to mount a stage adaptation of the humor book “The Last Testament: A Memoir by God” on Broadway by 2015. The play, called “An Act of God,” will be adapted by the author, David Javerbaum. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Someone pretty critic-proof is coming to Broadway: The Almighty.


Shakespeare's Globe taking 'Hamlet' to 200 nations

Actors perform a scene from William Shakespeare's Hamlet for members of the media during a photo call to present Hamlet at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre, London, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain's best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world. Shakespeare's Globe theater is setting out to test the Bard's maxim that "all the world's a stage" by taking "Hamlet" to every country on Earth world, more than 200 in all. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)LONDON (AP) — Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain's best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world.


VMAs returning to LA; trying out renovated Forum

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2014 file photo, preparations continue ahead of the reopening of the refurbished Forum in Inglewood, Calif. After a visit to New York last year, the MTV Video Music Awards announced Wednesday, April 23, 2014, that the show is returning to the West Coast on Sunday, Aug. 24, to become the first major awards ceremony broadcast from the storied concert venue. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)Live from Inglewood!


Performing dogs go big after $1 million TV prize

*HOLD FOR STORY BY SUE MANNING* In this Tuesday, April 22, 2014 photo Richard Olate works on a trick with one of his performing dogs Loca in Sorrento, Fla. The Olates spend more than 11 months a year on the road performing and are starring in a series of short dog rescue films that could one day be eligible for Oscar consideration. (AP Photo/John Raoux)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A million dollars will change you.